On February 15 at 8pm, Speak Easy Series presented COLM TÓIBÍN, bestselling author of Brooklyn and The Master, in conversation with Speak Easy founder, Cara Cannella at Veronica Peoples Club in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
In celebration of his newly published story collection The Empty Family, there was a reading from and discussion of the book, followed by audience Q&A and book signing.
With books sold by independent bookstore Word (wordbrooklyn.com), treats from Ovenly (ovenlynyc.com) and drink specials.
Colm Tóibín bio:
Colm Tóibín was born in Ireland in 1955. He is the author of six novels including The Blackwater Lightship; The Master, winner of a Los Angeles Times Book Prize; and Brooklyn, winner of a Costa Book Award. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Tóibín teaches at Princeton University, and lives in Dublin and New York.
Thanks to Brandon Smith (http://atablefor1productions.com/) for shooting, directing, and editing these videos!